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Modern Replica: Swiss Canton of Schaffhausen

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Posted 2 years ago

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BHock45
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I did a little research on this one. The button was worn by Hessian soliders during the Revolutionary War. This is not old. Does anyone recognize it? I found it at the bottom of another box.

It says:

devs spes nostra es

Mystery Solved

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  1. Militarist Militarist, 2 years ago
    This button is a modern replica of a coin design of the late 1500's-early 1600's, from the Swiss Canton of Schaffhausen. The Latin legend is the city's motto.
  2. BHock45 BHock45, 2 years ago
    thank you sir. I will change the title and mark as solved.

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